Region 8 News

Welcome to the Region 8 News

Region 8 News is published quarterly by the Region 8 committee of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). It is distributed free with IEEE Spectrum and The Institute to more than 50,000 IEEE members in the Region. Region 8 News is produced by volunteers: the Editor Roland J. Saam, Zhijia Huang and Bojan Nikolic and technical editor Alistair Dabbs with contribution from all our members all over our region.

What’s online

These Web pages are intended as an adjunct to the regular printed edition of the newsletter. On these pages, you will find items related to or referred back from recent issues, and full-length versions of articles that may have been abridged in print. You can also download the latest issue Current Issue Page in PDF format, as well as several years of back-issues.

The current issue is September 2015 and it is available for download now!

Next Issue

The next issue of Region 8 News will be December 2015 Issue delivered to you during December time which you can read through the latest stories before this Winter holidays.

Write for us

We encourage IEEE members in Region 8 to contribute letters, branch reports, conference notices and other articles for publishing in the newsletter. Our tips for contributors page gives advice on how to write articles for Region 8 News, along with technical information on the file formats we can accept and how to submit them to us.

You can get in touch with the editors at any time. And you should use the email for submitting your articles. Please remember to put ‘Region 8 News’ or ‘R8News’ in your email subject line.

Editor: Roland Saam (
Editor: Zhijia Huang (
Associate Editor: Bojan Nikolic (